HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Update & Question -  Hi everyone.  I hope all had a good Thanksgiving.  I was sleeved 9/30.  Three weeks later I had to go to the ER for weakness and dehydration.  I was unable to eat or drink.  After...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Update & Question -  I have been hospitalized waiting on all the testing and a chance to run up the insurance bill (lol), but bottom line is, the great minds think I have scar tissue build up and they...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Recovery sucks -  Back in the hospital yesterday.  I was very dehydrated and I have been throwing up almost everything I ate and eventually what I drank also.  Upper GI today was weird, first bariu...

HogRider lost 16 lbs since Sep 28 8 years, 11 months ago

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
NSV - So Soon -  II have been sleeved less than 1 week.  I saw my surgeon yesterday and I had dropped 15 pounds since the morning of the surgery.  She was amazed at the progress.  Me too!  However...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Sleeve Sucks -  I just realized with the sleeve last Friday, I will need abdominal enhancements for playing Santa Claus this year.  Just another expense I hadn't planned on.

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Recent Sleeve 9/30 - My experience so far. - I had the sleeve last Friday and left the hospital Saturday afterrnoon.  The day of surgery when I woke up, I was asking myself if they had in fact done the surgery?  No way I coul...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
I leave for Hospital - in 30 mins.  Wish me luck please. 

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Surgery Tomorrow - Finally - I have been bouncing between the RNY board and VSG board because I'm not sure which procedure I will end up with.  Tommorrow I will have my surgery.  I am scheduled for the RNY.  M...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Interesting News story - http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/09/28/worker-allegedly-fired-for-being-overweight/?test=latestnews?test=latestnews

HogRider lost 9 lbs since Sep 13 8 years, 11 months ago

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Censored - P.S. -  I get the feeling from a couple of "OH experts"  (not sure how they got certified) that getting blocked should not bother me.  If I offend someone, and I take great pains not to i...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Censored - I was blocked on a thread by the thread owner yesterday.  I am very disappointed the individual is so inmature to take such action.  IMHO this is a public freaking forum and if you...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Almost there..... -  Approval for the surgery has been submitted to Tricare for the surgery with an approximate 6 Sept. surgery date.  One more clearence for surgeon, pulminary.  I don't expect any pr...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Golfing for Dummies! A Reference for Men! - How to train your man for bathroom visits: Here is an actual sign posted at a golf club: 1. BACK STRAIGHT, KNEES BENT, FEET SHOULDER WIDTH APART. 2. FORM A LOOSE GRIP....

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
What the doctor said? -  I saw the surgeon yesterday for the first time.  She is said the surgery would be 6 weeks from now, once a few test are ran.  Sleep study, cardiology, and approval from PCM.  She ...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
What's really on men's minds. - One day an Irishman, who had been stranded on a desert island for over 10 years, saw a speck on the horizon. He thought to himself, "It's certainly not a ship." As t...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Tricare -  Those of you who have used Tricare for your surgery let me ask a question.  I have my referral to the surgeon to evaluate and treat, but who send the request to Tricare for the AC...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Progress at last. -  I have been researching WLS for sometime now.   My PCM wasn't very supportive and less than enthusiastic about getting me a refferal.  His staff did not know how to put in refe...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
News from Mom - Dear Son,   I’m writing this slow cause I know you can’t read fast.  We don’t live where we did when you left.  Your Dad read in the paper where most accide...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
How the fight started!! - HOW TO START A FIGHT   One year, I decided to buy my mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift... The next year, I didn't buy her a gift. When she asked me why, I repli...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Wednesday Humor - I joined a health club last year, spent about 250 bucks. Haven't lost a pound. Apparently you have to go there! Every time I hear the dirty word 'exercise', I wash my mouth ...

HogRider added a goal 9 years, 1 month ago
To be half the man I am today!

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Pyloric Valve -  I ran across a thread in a DS forum talking about the loss of the pyloric valve and long term weight loss with RNY.  I take it with  grain of salt (because it's on a DS forum), an...

HogRider posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Newbie -  Well today I began my journey hopefully to become half the man I am today.  Few questions you veterans could help with: 1.  I had a sleep study in August last year.  No apnea. ...
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Jacksonville, FL
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09/30/2011
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Jul 25, 2011
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